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Feb 04, 2019
Niti Aayog open to have a role in allocating developmental funds to states: Vice chairman Rajiv KumarKumar said Budget 2019 has achieved a very good balance between providing a growth stimulus and maintaining the fiscal discipline
Jan 30, 2019
Punjab seeks debt relief package from the 15th Finance Commission to revive fiscal healthThe Punjab government on Wednesday sought a special debt relief package from the 15th Finance Commission to revive the state's fiscal health
Jan 15, 2019
Finance secretary Ajay Narayan Jha gets one-month extension; appointed member of 15th Finance CommissionThe appointments committee of the Cabinet has approved extension in service of Jha, finance secretary and secretary, department of expenditure, for a period of one month beyond his superannuation
Jan 13, 2019
Role of Finance Commission, dispersal of funds to states need a re-look, says Telangana chief minister KCRFavouring a re-look at the role of the Finance Commission and the way devolution of funds is made to states, Telangana chief minister K Chandrashekar Rao (KCR) said it would be better if the commission becomes a policy formulating body.
Dec 11, 2018
Shaktikanta Das, new governor of RBI: Staunch supporter of demonetisation, worked closely with central bank earlierShaktikanta Das played a key role in demonetisation, in the demonetisation drive in 2016 and was seen as defending the government, according to media reports
Sep 21, 2018
Chandrababu Naidu accuses Centre of creating differences between Andhra Pradesh, Telangana by adopting 'divide and rule policy'Chandrababu Naidu also said that he joined NDA and supported Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the sake of Andhra Pradesh's development, but to no avail
Sep 19, 2018
Finance Commission holds meeting with Maharashtra's leaders; state seeks Rs 50,000 crore for Mumbai's developmentThe 15th Finance Commission headed by NK Singh is on a three-day visit to the state.
Jul 16, 2018
Nitish Kumar asserts Bihar deserves special category status, but says Centre provided 'extra assistance' to stateNitish Kumar said his government will also plead its case before the 15th Finance Commission when it visits Bihar.
Jun 21, 2018
Bihar to ask for more funds from 15th Finance Commission, also wants Centre to bear 'all disaster management expenses'The Bihar government will urge the 15th Finance Commission to raise the allocation of tax revenue shared by the states on the pattern of the 11th Finance Commission recommendations, Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi said.
May 19, 2018
ToR of 15th Finance Commission: It pays to look beyond the population criterion and work out a performance-based formulaPopulation has been one of the parameters but has become controversial as it has been interpreted as being discriminatory on account of the change in the base year from 1971 to 2011 for calculating allocations.